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We Are Who We Are

HBO, Mondays at 10 p.m.

Sep 15, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

We Are Who We Are is the TV series debut of Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino. It strikes similar artistic tones to the famed Italian auteur’s previous work, while finding its own voice.  More

Lovecraft Country

HBO, Sundays at 9 p.m.)

Aug 17, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

Nothing is ever as it seems in Lovecraft Country, a new HBO anthology miniseries executive produced by Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams. The show, an adaptation of Matt Ruff’s 2016 novel of the same name, aims to juxtapose the work of famed horror author H.P. Lovecraft with the racial disparities in America during the Jim Crow Era. More

Betty

HBO, Fridays at 11 p.m.

May 01, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

The rumble of skateboard wheels on concrete is one of the most soothing sounds in the world. This is the both the underscore and overlay for HBO’s six-part series, Betty More

Beastie Boys Story

Apple TV+

Apr 24, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

Beastie Boys Story is a documentary in which the two living members of the group, Adam “Ad Rock” Horowitz and Michael “Mike D” Diamond narrate the history of the beloved trio on stage at the Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, over the course of three nights, to a live audience while being filmed. More

Circus of Books

Netflix

Apr 22, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

There is more than one time in every person’s life when they think, “My family’s life could be a movie.” In the case of Rachel Mason, she put those thoughts into action with the documentary, Circus of Books, executive produced by Ryan Murphy (GleeAmerican Horror Story).  More

Apr 21, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

More frightening than any horror flick’s GGI ghoul, the cowled Klansman that comes face to face with Herman Levin (Morgan Spector) and his son Sandy (Caleb Malis) is sure to give viewers gooseflesh while watching the finale of The Plot Against AmericaMore

The Plot Against America

HBO, Mondays at 9 p.m.

Mar 16, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

Before Russian bots compelled us to trash talk politicians on Facebook, wed gather on our neighbors’ back porches and armchair-commentate over beers. Before turning to Fox News or Rachel Maddow, we dialed in to snippy talking head radio broadcasts.  More

Feb 23, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

He's sporting a suit more garish than those of Jack Nicholson's Joker. He's slinging free burner cellphones, with his law firm on speed dial, to degenerates of all stripes. And he chose a decrepit little tent to house all these wayward doings. Yes, Jimmy McGill couldn't look more in his element.  More

New Order: Decades

Showtime, Friday, December 27 at 7:30/6:30 Central

Dec 27, 2019 TV Web Exclusive

Decades, the latest documentary in the few made about New Order and Joy Division, didn't need to be made, mainly because it suffers from identity crisis. More